Gautier police identify ‘armed and dangerous’ carjacking suspect - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Gautier police identify ‘armed and dangerous’ carjacking suspect

Michael Devane Whitfield (Photo source: Facebook/Gautier Police Department) Michael Devane Whitfield (Photo source: Facebook/Gautier Police Department)
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -

Gautier police have identified a man wanted for his involvement in a carjacking on Sept. 5. Officials said Michael Devane Whitfield, 29, should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police said the carjacking happened at the Chevron gas station on Hwy. 57.

Gautier police first posted a Facebook status asking for assistance identifying two suspects on Sept. 19. The police department posted an update Monday identifying Whitfield as the suspect they have been looking for.

If you have any information that could lead investigators to Whitfield, call Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

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